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A new survey suggests a majority of schools now opt for events without individual winners but some parents aren’t keen – and perhaps they may have a point.

"I was lucky enough to be born into a sporting family and was introduced to football at an extremely young age. My father - as am I - are passionate Liverpool supporters and I can clearly remember watching games on the television with him and cheering Liverpool on," says Hilton College grade nine gem and soccer goalkeeper supreme  Constandino "Costi" Christodoulou.

I asked Pietermaritzburg-based physiotherapist Neil van Biljon to chat about fast bowling as it pertains to the body as well as general pointers to guide schoolboy athletes in whatever sports code.

Another Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Week has come and gone and as per usual the two most elite teams for any schoolboy to play for have been announced.

Video Highlights of Day Two of the 2017 Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Week.

Two of the more fancied teams in this year’s Coca-Cola Khaya Majola week locked horns in the first encounter of the week at the Soweto Oval and it proved to be a confidence boosting win for KZN Inland.

Thursday, 14 December 2017 08:21

Cricket: Pacemen Aplenty in KZN Midlands

Cricket history is littered with the tales of fast bowlers winning Test matches and more. You can score 1000 runs in a match but if you can't take 10 or 20 wickets - depending on the format of the game and other variables like declarations - you're not going to win many.

Hilton College’s rise to the top of school cricket in South Africa has been refreshing for the alumni of this famed school but it’s no accident and comes after a committed investment in setting up expert coaching during the past few years.

“You pays your money and you takes your choice,” wrote Mark Twain in 1884 at the end of Chapter 28 of Huckleberry Finn.

The U15 Cricket Rankings displays a distinct leaning towards the Eastern and Western Cape with only KES from Gauteng able to place amongst the top five.